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We thank you for your past support. To sign up as a 2019 sponsor, please follow this link:

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We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Youth Leagues (Ages 9-12)

Youth League managers are contacting parents the weekend of March 22-24. If you haven't heard from your player's coach by Monday, March 25, please contact us at the above email address. 

Spring 2019 Registration Information

Click on the Spring Registration link to the right to register.  Players of all ages who register after February 28, 2019 will be assessed a $15 late registration fee.

NOTE: Registration for ages 6- 8 closed on February 28, 2019. Players seeking to register after that date will be wait-listed. Please contact to be wait-listed (please include the players name, dob, school and grade).

Registration is closed for ages 9-12, but we have openings. Please email us if you are interested in late sign up.

Registration is still open for ages 13-16.

To participate in spring ball, players must be 6 years old by August 31, 2019, and may not turn 17 before May 1, 2019. For ages 6-13, the baseball age is based on the player's age as of August 31, 2019.  For ages 14-16 Babe Ruth League follows the national organization age cutoff of April 30, 2019.

For fees see the Registration page,

Pitching Skills Clinic

WHO:       DGYB Players, ages 7-12
WHAT:     Winter Skills Camp
WHERE:   DG Rec Center, 4500 Belmont Rd., Downers Grove

AGES 7-8
Saturday 4/6   7:30pm - 9:15pm

AGES 9-12
Saturday 4/13  6:30pm - 8:30pm

2019 Dates

Some Dates for the 2019 Spring Season

Monday, April 1 Practice begins

Saturday, April 27 7:45 am to 9:00 am DGYB Parade, Main St. DG

Monday, May 13 Picture Day, Herrick Middle School

Friday, June 28  DGYB White Sox Outing

June 29- Last day of Instructional (ages 6 & 7) and Rookie League (age 8)

July 15- Last day of Youth League (ages 9-12) playoffs

Umpire Registration

Please click on the link below. Youths must be at least 12 years old as of April 30, 2019 to umpire in DGYB. We will provide training. There are a limited number of spots so register soon. Returning umpires are also asked to register.



Recently, DGYB members approved changes to our bylaws. One of these changes requires members that would like to be considered by the Nominating Committee for inclusion on a upcoming ballot to submit their credentials prior to January 15th of that year. With that date fast approaching interested parties should send an email to

Please consider supporting your community by volunteering to serve the DGYB membership.

Thank You

DGYB Executive Committee

New Bat Rules for ages 9 - 12, North and South Youth Leagues (A, AA, AAA)

In 2019 all new bats that bear the USABaseball licensing mark will be permissible for play in the DGYB Youth Leagues (A, AA, AAA). Barrels may have a diameter of 2 1/4 inches to 2 5/8 inches.

Bats that were previously allowable in DGYB Youth Leagues with diameters limited to 2 1/4 inches will still be permissible in 2019.

Bat rules for Babe Ruth (Ages 13-16) allow bats marked with the USABaseball mark or "BBCOR .50" mark, limited to 2 5/8 barrel diameter.

If you have questions email